Inherited auditory-cortical dysfunction in twin pairs discordant for schizophrenia.

TitleInherited auditory-cortical dysfunction in twin pairs discordant for schizophrenia.
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2006
AuthorsAhveninen, J, Jääskeläinen IP, Osipova D, Huttunen MO, Ilmoniemi RJ, Kaprio J, Lönnqvist J, Manninen M, Pakarinen S, Therman S, Näätänen R, Cannon TD
JournalBiological psychiatry
Volume60
Issue6
Pagination612-20
Date Published2006 Sep 15
ISSN0006-3223
KeywordsBrain Mapping, Case-Control Studies, Diseases in Twins, Electroencephalography, Evoked Potentials, Auditory, Female, Hearing Disorders, Humans, Magnetoencephalography, Male, Middle Aged, Neuropsychological Tests, Reaction Time, Retrospective Studies, Schizophrenia, Schizophrenic Psychology, Twin Studies as Topic
Abstract

Information on the inheritance of neurophysiological abnormalities might help elucidate the molecular genetic basis of schizophrenia. We used magnetoencephalography (MEG) and electroencephalography (EEG) to investigate the inheritance of auditory-cortical deficiencies in twin pairs discordant for schizophrenia.

DOI10.1111/j.1751-7893.2008.00088.x
Alternate JournalBiol. Psychiatry